December 25, 2019
Sandema the capital town of Builsa North District, a district in the Upper East Region of Ghana was with all smiles and charged with jubilations when they were welcoming one of the sons of the soil, Akaateba Christopher known in the music scene as Teflon Flexx.
The town square of Sandema, on Saturday was interesting to watch as it was flooded with most of the young people to welcome the young artiste who is strongly pushing the name of Sandema into the ears of the world.
The young talent who hail from Wiaga, a small town in the Upper East region of Ghana and from the Builsa tribe, as part of the Year of Return agenda on Saturday December 21, 2019 invited all national and tribes to have an experience of his town through his concert dubbed, ‘Buluk to the World’ with a tagline #homecoming concert
The concert which was spearheaded by Teflon Flexx, gave platform to over thirty young up and coming artistes in his region to showcase their craft and also had some of his mainstream artistes in Ghana gracing the stage.
The event took place at the Sandema Station from 2pm to dawn, which according to Teflon was an opportunity to show to the people of, “Buluk my People what their son has become.”
He continued that, “Buluk is my home and my core fan base, as a tree cannot do without its roots same am I without them. Ever since I kicked start my career I have been growing and expanding my brand rapidly and I think it’s time I take the whole package back home to where it all began.
The event was emceed by DJ GizyGh, Unchained spirit, Dj Poncha and Alhassan Justina with five Dj’s; Rahman, Webzy, Zaggy, Bruce and Promzy
Teflon flexx is currently one of the reigning young artistes in the North. He came in the music scene not too long ago but his talent and versatility has taken him far. He has songs ; ‘Eskebelebe’ which he featured Dopenation, ‘ Oreo’ featured Macassio, ‘ no foreplay’ , ‘murder’ and a lot of other great songs.
He recently won in this year’s Greater Accra Music Awards as the ‘None GAMA Artiste of the Year’ category.
The category which is explained as a category for hardworking artiste who are based outside Greater Accra.
Sandema is the seat of the Paramount Chief of the Builsa traditional area. The people of Sandema speak the Buli language which is a member of the Kwa language group. There is also a sizable resident population of people of Moore origin in the town who are mainly Muslim. The population of Sandema is around 7 000 people.
By: Erica Arthur